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Dec 3, 2013 6:30am PST
fixed within the system. shoot it has made it his focus to destroy the political machine of taxing. this year he quit the democratic party and led protests in greece in the former leader's sister current prime minister you like it was paving the way for the return of vaccine who fled to cuba. i will probably be imprisoned or the diocese said it will never run away like that last talked. he ran away overseas from his prison sentence. are you doing next and she was willing to open every door negotiations with protesters. unless one has been issued for chf on charges of insurrection the protest movement in ukraine that's been growing by the day. hundreds of thousands of people have turned out in anger against the president who backtracked on a key trade deal with the european union in favor of russia. the president the piano coverage is now trying to calm anger. i offered to renew talks in brussels and parliament is meeting to vote on the motion of no confidence in government. that hasn't kept the protesters withstanding freezing temperatures outside to make sure the press and cups. w
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
whatting we can all benefit from no matter where you live. a property tax check was recently stolen out of a curbside mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft of any kind police suggest we use big, blue post office boxes on the side of the street. especially when sending bills. don't put them in your mailbox at your home. caught on camera, fremont police hope you will recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this on youtube. it shows him rumaging through a drawer during a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken. the theft happened inside a home about 12:30 on saturday afternoon. they got this really quality surveillance tape. >>> a possible kidnapping was caught on ac transit surveillance video. an ac transit driver pulled up to a bus stop in mill pea dislast night. a woman appeared to be trying to board the bus when a man pulled her away and toward the back of a nearby business. the bus driver called 9-1-1, but by the time police arrived both people were gone. >>> developing news. workers plan to work off the job at fast-food
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
the house of commons the scene of numerous protests and those who are against the federal tax study to support the high cost of living simply unsustainable for many in this country thousands attended a social attitudes survey has found that seventy five percent of people in political system is not working for them to be other solutions to people about the year. the black community party hoping the question is why people given voice to those who feel on his activity by the current governments the conservatives and lib dem speeches are going to boil pasta on the bush people in this country. i made was to nothing about it. britain is different to the rest of europe and that in my studio think and have gotten to that people in dire poverty. if that's the best they can do with the economy then we can think of the bed to read that's why the dog. i caught a flight of stairs the top of the conservatives. well let me acknowledge that change will not come overnight but if anything what and who looks like this i don't like is the reason for the citizens weeks ago when what they're looking for a d
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
communities have had to deal with repayable loans. a larger cost on a smaller tax base, and, arguably, less affluent communities. man: sewickley township is a rural farming community, however, herminie itself would be considered to be the downtown area of the township. it's the agways, the auto-parts store, the bank. it's your typical small-town village. man: people think that rural areas are pristine and perfect and everybody has a nice, simple life. that's, uh, not exactly the situation here. when you come into town in the summer, you know you're coming to herminie. woman: the aroma in 90-degree days... can sometimes just want to knock you over. woman: we have water. we have power, we have gas, but we have no sewage. i guess when they laid out the town years ago, it just all went into the pipes and straight into the "crick." sabljak: i've lived here 43 years in the same house. when i moved here, they told us that sewage would be here shortly. and here it is 43 years later and we still don't have it. my husband and i went to the first meeting. he always said, "boy, i'll never see it
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
, comes from the city's general fund and i know that we expect the additional tax revenue as a result of the development and so on and so forth but there is a larger picture here and we are talking about the infrainstruct infrastructure and we are not talking about people and we don't have specific clarity or i guess a strategic plan around with the needs are over all for the fire department. the new fire department and what that means in terms of traffic and managing it and people and so on and so forth. and so i guess, this is not just with this particular it seems to be consistent with a lot of discussions that we have around transportation and in terms of where the bodies are going to come from and how it is going to be paid for and are we incorporating that into some of the things that we are looking at as it relate to transportation? in this particular area, i want to know, what you have done and what your thoughts are around that and how to move forward and incorporate it into some of the things that you seem to suggest in your plans. >> what we hear again about this area, is how
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
moving again. he talked about three things. expand access, provide refundable tax cut its, and extend unemployment benefits. at was the way to get us back on track. today, we will hear from a panel who will explain unemployment insurance and families and the american economy and why it's imperative for this congress to move and act before the year ends. thank you, madam leader. >> we are going to go to introduction of the witnesses. i'm going to start with ms. was come into has been executive director of the law project since january 2, 2008. she has worked at the afl-cio, she is focused on minimum wage, living wage, pay equity for women. many issues we are pursuing around this country through our membership. we want to introduce each of the witnesses first or do we want to have them testify one at a time? >> we would ask you to make your statement brief so we can get to all the witnesses. >> we really appreciate the committee holding this important hearing today on what is an urgent matter for millions of americans. who will lose their unemployment benefits over the holidays. more th
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
. earned income tax credit is great track record moving people from non-work to work. it could be reformed. right now misses too many single men who don't have children. there are things we can do. this would be a bad idea. i think christian's point about, it sounds like a good idea is worthying hard about because take the fast-food workers. suppose we raise their wages to $15. that is going to show up in higher fast-food prices and by and large consumers of those goods are lower income americans. and seems like a strange antipoverty policy to take money out-of-pocket one poor person to put night the another. i admire the passion but doesn't add up. jenna: christian, it is interesting, one of the arguments against raising minimum wage some of these fast-food joints will turn to automation. we have some photos from a few decades ago from the auto mat. put a quarter in and get a meal and, you know one of the questions would we go back in that direction. what do you think doug has to say, we would be investing in the wrong place? it is not necessarily the wages but in job growth overall? >> n
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
not new taxes. we will see discussions about moving forward to get them over the last little bit. pelosi is insisting unemployment benefits need to be part of the discussion. >> the extension has allowed people to receive benefits for 18 months and expires the week after christmas. pelosi wanted to see that extended another year. it is pressing very hard for . speaker boehner has left the door open and said he would be open to having another extension. there are no real repercussions immediately. they will have defined some other way to keep government funded. they could reach a deal next week, like a race between the farm bill and a budget committee and conference committee trying to get something done. it will take a lot to bring people together to try to find the votes necessary to pass it. >> just before the thanksgiving break, the senate was working on the defense authorization bill. our those going? >> they thought they were going to vote in the senate. it could drag into the new year. >> with the filibuster rules changed because of the nuclear option, where judicial nomina
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 1:40am PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
his taxes and meets the requirements for a green card. during the hearing, omar obama testified, and i'm quoting him now, "i do have a nephew, he's the president of the united states." >>> when we come back, an estimated $10,000 in holiday donations allegedly stolen from the salvation army right here in the nation's capital, and the whole thing was caught on tape. you're going to find out how it happened. >>> and this year, santa could be delivering your christmas gifts with fighter jets on his tail. we have details of what the u.s. military is now planning. this was the hardest decision i've ever had to make. jim, i adore the pool at your hotel. anna, your hotels have wondrous waffle bars. ryan, your hotels' robes are fabulous. i have twelve of them. twelve? shhhh, i'm worth it& what i'm trying to say is, it's so hard to pick just one of you, so i'm choosing all of you with hotels.com. a loyalty program that requires no loyalty. plus members can win a free night every day only at hotels.com see, i knew testosterone could affect sex drive, but not energy or even my mood. that's when
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
you must implement. but new york state has been through a tax cap. a lot of other budget cuts. the things that teachers actually need to do, work together, use the standard as a guideline not as a straitjacket, have curriculum -- that did not happen. in a couple places it did, in a lot of places it did not. the big mistake that both the federal government made and other people like king made is the level of testing -- king would say to you, i was sick and tired of telling people what to do and then not doing it. that is not your job to tell people what to do. your job is to help navigate people through this. consequently, last year in new york, there were in elementary schools these tests. a lot of people were not prepared. john king and meryl tisch said the test results would be 30% less next year than they were right now. the question is -- how did they actually know the exact number? it creates huge distrust. you can actually figure out what the cut scores were and how to align it. between the lack of preparation for teachers, the lack of communication with parents, and the sens
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
jeopardize the entire financial system or leave taxpayers at risk. dodd-frank prohibits the use of tax dollars to bail out any financial firm. it requires that we will and use the tools that the law provides. the largest financial companies have already submitted living wills or blueprints for how to unwind firms if they fail. regulators will require firms to rework these plans if they are not credible. if firms are not able to provide a credible plan, regulators can impose remedies, including requiring firms to divest or realign their businesses. also, realtors have made clear implement the authority which vows the federal deposit corporation to wind it down safely over time. and they are continuing to develop strategies and guidance for resolving major institutions with minimum disruption to the financial system. there is still more work to do, particularly to make sure that international rules mesh with our own since, as we know too well, financial crises do not respect national borders. while we will not know how well these tools work for certain until they are tested by a true cri
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
bitcoin has a role to play in countries where citizens face high taxes, high capital controls or confiscation risk. from that point of view that is interesting. >> you have mentioned china. they have come down pretty hard on bitcoin. >> i think so. 70% of the recent turnover in bitcoin exchange basically involved a cnyb on the other side. this has become an object of speculation in china just like other things, even garlic in china. >> people have made comparisons to tulips. there was a professor in the netherlands who made this comparison just this week. you would say no, don't worry about that it, is not a tulip? >> i think right now add today's level, a,000, you can't say clearly it is a bubble. this is where i would disagree with green span. this piece makes that point dwight well. >> david woo disagreeing with allen greenspan. we will be back in two. >> welcome back to "street smart." we had our fifth down day in the market today. trish, you look at where the market closed, the s&p 500 down a half percent. that means we are now down 1.5% over the past five days. >> good econ
CBS
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
start to wonder how you will do this. will you have a tax on every radio and that is the model in britain we ended up with. you have to have a license to run the radio. in america, that didn't go down well and ad vertising was the proposed. and there was opposition and just like how people reacted to advertising on fair -- facebo facebook -- or twitter. we had soap operas and other things. but it is familiar debate. >> october 29th, 1969 bob taylor, charlie cline, and leonard kleinrock, what happened? >> they were establishing the first lic link in what would become the internet. it crashed after two letters. they were trying to ty type "login "and trying to create ucla to stanford. they typed l, it worked. and typed o and it worked. but g crashed the whole system. so the first attempt to do an internet link didn't work. it started off with a small network. it was built to link together various computers used for military research. the guys funding this has many computers they have helped to set up and were being used and see what was going on. they didn't want too far a remote te
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
insurance for millions of americans, but they are not fighting over whether there should be new tax cuts or spending hikes, which should also bode well for the recovery. erica. >> kristen welker in washington this morning at the white house, thanks. >>> we want to get a check of the rest of the morning's top stories. i'm happy to say. >> say it, say it. >> jenna is here with us! >> thank you for saying it. >> welcome back. >> i'm just kidding. it's really good to be back. >> we missed you. >> loved when the alarm went off this morning. loved putting on a dress. i've been wearing dresses every day the last three months and the whole thing. no, it's great to be back. >>> good morning, everyone. >>> officials at new york's metro north railroad working this morning to identify places along the tracks where there are major speed changes. the order comes from federal transportation officials following sunday's deadly trail derailment in the bronx. they are asked to overhaul their signal system so it will slow down trains if the engineer fails to do so. >>> a surprise visit to afghanistan
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
, loans, grants, tax benefits outside of the program. outside of the unsubsidized ones delivering that money to the states, then what's the states do what they think is best in order to achieve the type of outcome that they have in indiana. imagine being able to say to an eighth-grade student if you work hard in high school would guarantee that you can go to a four year -- you can go to a college -- you can go to a public college of your choice with your state at the very least without incurring any new debt. that type of promise as possible. students that have the talent and the desire to drive the postsecondary education should be able to do so without being hindered by the inability to pay. that was the vision 40 years ago. i still think that it's right to do. >> thank you mr. dannenberg. mr. heath coming you are recognized for five minutes. >> chairwoman fox, ranking member hinojosa and members of the committee. i'm pleased to be here today to present his testimony on behalf of my institution. on behalf of the 17 professional financial aid staff at my institution, and the nearly 6,
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
with offsets. but there are offsets. there are tax loops. there are provisions that encourage companies to move jobs overseas that we can close and pay for this. there are other provisions that would stop subsidizing significant multimillion-dollar corporate benefits so that american families could have a chance. so we can do this if we have to but we've got to do it. now, these loopholes that we've talked about and many of my colleagues talked about, they should be closed anyway, but if it helps pay for unemployment insurance, well, that's -- that's not only good, that's something that would be a very positive step forward. we need not only for the individual family but for the overall economy to extend these benefits and we have to start immediately. we're running out of time. we have just two weeks. and nothing's more important than getting people back to work and, as i said, if we don't do this, we're going to see 200,000 jobs that are going to be foregone in the next year. so this is about jobs as well as about keeping families together. and keeping them able to provide f
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
but you get them for tax fraud. we have a group of russians who are working in the different diplomacy, the diplomacy in d.c. and consulate in new york, and it seems that you guys broke a good story, the initial investigation may have been for intelligence, for spying, and they found some other information that was able to release a much broader and distressing number of actions against them. >> if these were all russian diplomats or their spouses, for example, they would have diplomatic immunity as evan points out and the u.s. -- unless the russians agree to waive it, they are going back to russia, not to jail. >> exactly. we don't have a treaty with russia where they would send their people back to be on trial here so they would literally have to waive it and allow us to do it. it's very, very rare. >> based on your information, you are a former fbi agent, you know a lot about this, the cold w war is over so a lot of folks thing the spying between u.s. and russia should be over as well. there's still a significant amount of espionage going on and some say as much as the bad old days
KRON
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am PST
have arrested a hayward catholic school teacher for lubewd tax on a child. they said that the suspect molested a young student over a two-year period 29 year-old mia cu mmings of oakland, is being held now on a hundred thousand dollars bail. if she worked as an after- school program assistant at all saints catholic school in hayward. she is not charged with felony counts of oral sex. the victim told police of at least 10 separate incidents. the diocese is not commenting on the case at this time. she is on paid administrative leave and to accord in january to enter a plea. please do not believe that there are other victims. maligned coming up on the kron4 morning news spirit will have the tech report with gabe slate. >> time for the tech report gabe slate. >> good morning, i have a new gadget to show you. this was developed in silicon valley. this device could save your life or for someone that you care about. it is perfect for the holiday. this device plugs into your phone and it turns your phone into a real functioning breathalyzer. anyone can have access to this breathalyzer in thei
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
catastrophe. >> they say come to the web site with your tax information as well as your income. that's great. in a web site that's not secured, i think i'll put my tax information in. i love this line, the team is operating with private sector velocity and effectiveness. it cost about a billion dollars and now they're operating with private sector effectiveness. >> now they're way over a billion dollars and nobody understands how can a web site costs that much. you do web sites for free. i have many, many web sites and they're up for nothing. you hire some young guy or some guy or woman who is intelligent and they give you a web site. but you don't spend a billion dollars and you don't spend a million dollars. so i just don't understand why aren't we suing the company thistly screwed up the web site? they're going to blame kathleen sebelius and they're going to blame everybody else and they probably have a pretty good defense. but why isn't this country doing something about getting the billion dollars back? this is a web site that is totally grossly disgusting. >> on all days, cyber monday,
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
common ground on tax reform. on some form of military discretionary cuts. this 1.2 trillion is painful and stupid and they want a way out of it. there's a lot of pressure on both sides. >> i say secret negotiations, good. i say them not talking about it, better. i think encouraging this process to continue, because this is the way they have to work down there, best. i say this is the most hopeful situation i've seen down there in 2 1/2 months. >> really? >> they're doing it the right way. they might not get to where they need to get to, and that happens but they're doing it the right way. >> the range of options is out there. the possibilities of how to cut the deficit, that's all been discussed over and over ad nauseam again. if we talk about spectrum sales one more time, i think people will start passing out. it's all about the political will. is the political will there this time? >> the calculation has been the pain will inspire political will. we haven't seen this before. every time people say it's going to be fine, we're not going to have a shutdown or play chicken with the fisca
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am EST
overcome them. wind power and natural gas offer taxes away to clear all these options. additionally, our domestic of life lost to meet our judges and those of our neighbors. those must be addressed directly. last month we held a hearing on h.r. 3301, the north american energy infrastructure act. adhering ferc was concerned about h.r. 3301 with the effect of the ability to comply with section three and section seven of the natural gas act. i think after initial misread want to emphasize that ferc section three and six of the 40 remain in place. in fact, h.r. 33 to one provides ferc additional authority by eliminating the presidential permit process, creating a regulatory structure within the commission and gives ferc is the ability to approve the import or export a patch of grass across national boundaries but i think we need members of this subcommittee has confidence in ferc's pipeline permitting ability and h.r. 3301 is an example of that. i look forward to discussing all these issues today and thank our witnesses for being here and again, thank my ranking member for yielding to m
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
amount of tax dollars spent supplementing the wages of bank bank tellers. a third of bank-tellers had to rely on assistance. >> last year tellers had a median salary of $24,100. that's about $11.39 an hour. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. >>> the obama administration is looking to undo the damage to the affordable care act's image done by the problems, of course, with the problem plagued website. in a moment we'll look at what the president needs to do during his campaign to accomplish that. >> first let's look at the temperatures across the nation. metrologist nicole mitchell is here. >> we have a contrast once we get to the southern plains today - going to the 20s or 30s. houston is at 71. this is where it's really gotten brutal. single-digit temperatures. adding in the wind. feels like 30 below. this is going to be a spreading sign over the weekend. the wind chills that are really brutal out there. the cold air will settle and over the next couple of days the warmer spots in the south - innocently it while you have it. although not the negatives. they will change over th
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
higher costs for health care services and higher tax dollars should we pay for those uninsured people when they need health care services, which everybody does at some point in time to the idea behind this economically is that we are going to get everybody in this pool, everybody by in, and that will redistribute all the costs across much bigger pool of people and that is going to help people find savings. they will go to the doctor earlier. they will end up in the emergency room because they will get preventive care. they will see a doctor to treat her condition and treated when it is cheaper. that is the idea that the when theytion had said it would lower costs but it will be over time in over a very long period of time. host: i want to turn to the subject that is given the white house a lot of grief. "if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan," and the cancellation of plans in recent months. i went to get the latest on the president's efforts to reinstate the health care plans that were canceled. where is the white house on them? guest
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
much like those other websites run by private firms enjoying monopoly power. dealing with tax filing. bureaucrats will have easy access to sensitive personal data which obama administration political moles can use to target, harass and sometimes destroy critics and simply occupy millions hours of citizens time could be used more productively. what do you think about the way professor morici sees it there? >> i think he makes a lot of fair points. the administration always claimed was the only problem was the glitched website, once it is fixed everyone would be happy. americans in 36 states relying on healthcare.gov, they haven't been able to go on there themselves and see how much are their rates going up? are they going to keep their doctor? millions and millions of americans who haven't been able to see that will find out this month and a lot will not like what they see. there is one study, more than half of people on the individual insurance market right now will not qualify for any subsidies whatsoever. factor in people whose subsidies will not make up for increase in cost, a maj
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
respect to a number of higher education programs, loans, grants, tax benefits outside the pell grant. let states do what they think is best in order achieve the type of outcome they have in indiana. imagine being able to stay to an eighth grade student. it you are responsible and work hard in high school. we'll guarantee you can go to a four--- a college public college of your choice within the your state at very least without incurring any new debt. that type of promise is possible. students who have the talent, desire, and drive to pursue the post secondary education should be able to do so without being hindered by the ability to pay. i think it's right today. thank you. recognized for five minutes. >> i am pleased to be here today to present this testimony on behalf of my institution. on behalf of the 17 -- and the nearly 6,000 pell grant recipients we're currently serving, we are happy to engage with the committee on how we can improve the pell grant program especially in the area of increased flexibility for nontraditional students encouraging completion, defining an identifyin
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
out west. this could go down as the year of missed opportunities on immigration, tax reform budget. all issues leaders wanted to tack al at the start of the year. they had trouble funding the government and running out of time to pass critical legislation. american families could see milk prices spike to $7 a gallon if congress can't pass the farm bill by the end of the year. lawmakers are running out of type to set funding and policy for the pentagon next year. they still need to confirm janet yellen as the next federal chair before bernanke's term ends next month. it's no wonder one house committee chose to focus on a less invasive topic, space aliens. >> is there life out there? what do they think about new york city? >> reporter: congress has passed 56 bills in 2013 in the past 66 years only three other times that congress has passed less than 100 bills in a single year. many of the bills this congress passed were simply extensions of older laws that were set to expire. hope appears to be dwindling for the small deal between house and budget leaders that wanted to replace the f
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
sustained winds. it's like when tax increase-a-wins have increased. --winds. the wins will die down as we head into the afternoon but temperatures will but by much. mid to upper 50s for most of us. in fact no 60s here. oakland one of the milder spots. 53 degrees or higher in fremont and 54 expected and sunnyvale. partly cloudy conditions but the clear skies by later on tonight are really going to add to the drastic drop in temperatures. right now, livermore is at 54 which is very mild for this time of year waking up tomorrow morning expect temperatures and the upper 20s. concord right now 53 degrees. we will cover just about the freezing mark within the next 24 hours. dress and extra layers. most of the bay area will be below freezing with the exception of san francisco currently not affected by the freeze watch. even though the freeze watched expires. will be dealing with very cold temperatures. that will carry us into the weekend. we will add more cloud cover and tackle and 20 to 30 percent chance of rain. that's what the store for us as we head into the weekend and by monday, continuin
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
stay to districts you must implement. but new york state has been through a tax cap. a lot of other budget cuts. the things that teachers actually need to do, work together, use the standard as a guideline not as a straitjacket, have curriculum, method not happen. in a couple places it did, in a lot of places it did not. the big mistake that both the federal government made and and other people like king made is the level of testing -- king would say to you, i was sick and tired of telling people what to do and then not doing it. that is not your job to tell people what to do. your job is to help navigate people through this again actual ship. consequently, last year in new york, there were in elementary schools these tests. a lot of people were not prepared. john king and meryl tisch said the test results would be 30% less next year than they were right now. the question is -- how did they actually know the exact number? it creates huge distrust. you can actually figure out what the cut scores were and how to align it. between the lack of preparation for teachers, the lack of commu
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2013 12:30am EST
willing to take on failing institutions when they might be taxed with the result? so, that's one issue of policy that we have to look at carefully. the committee was also concerned about one other thing that, which is really to me, in particular, and to other members of the committee, particularly troubling. and that is, that the, the charges that were placed against jpmorgan came after the chairman of the bank started to take on the government's policy in a number of areas. he was critical, i'm talking here of jamie dimon. he was critical of the, of the dodd-frank act and was critical of many other regulatory policies of the government. and, at the same time, he was in a sense, a spokesman for thing industry but an individual who was the chairman of a large bank then following those criticisms, came all of these charges against jpmorgan chase, which had previously been thought to be one of the healthiest and best-managed banks. so, the worry here is that the lesson that the government is, or the message that the government is sending is that, if you criticize the government's po
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
of revenue, other fees, things like that. but no mage deer sigses here on taxes or entitlement programs. they're kicking the can down the road. dick doiben the number two senate democrat said negotiations are going in the right direction. >> negotiations are making progress moving in the right direction. they haven't closed the deal. >> they haven't closed the deal. what's needed to close the deal? >> there's some issues out there, sticking points. if they replace the sequester cuts there's going to be criticisms for the idea they put in place. one is asking more federal employees to contribute more to their pension programs. this is adamantly opposed by a ot of federal workers. that's one issue. there are also questions about whether you extend unemployment benefits, emergency unemployment benefits. nancy pelosi would like to see part of the package. but that still is a question mark. it's going to cost about $25 billion. then the bigger question is at the end of the day can whatever ryan and murray put together, can it pass the respective chambers? there's still going to be s
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
. they come to the united states to become productive tax paying members of our society. and like the other immigrant groups, immigrants are dealing with the back logged immigration processing, families being ripped apart, falling out of status because they were eeked out. racial and status discrimination, felony laws that prohibit judicial review, deportation processes that violate human rights and prohibitive student visa programs limited access to work permits and much, much more. mr. speaker, it is imperative for us to acknowledge the fact that many immigrants arrive on our shores during a time in their lives when they are most productive. the most productive years in their lives. bringing them to the floor would deny us as a nation the opportunity to access their talent, their skill and abilities in the prime of their lives. additionally, it was important for us to note that african-americans, those descendants of the transatlantic slave trade that i call long time stakeholders of this nation have been affected by our broken immigration system as well. working class americans are
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 8:00am EST
years, by the way, i spent a lot of your tax money to keep about half of the 40,000 russians involved in nuclear, chemical and biological work employed so they wouldn't go to work for a long -- [inaudible] all that had to be considered in the context of bosnia. and finally, we made an unequivocal statement by saving the largest community of muslims in continental europe that we were not an anti-islamic country, that america would take serious risks to keep innocent muslims from being killed. and that we would work with and support any islamic population that renounced terror and embraced reconciliation and cooperation. we were trying to do all this at once. thousand, you can readily -- now, you can readily see how important intelligence is. we had to know how much change yeltsin could absorb. we had to know how reliable the efforts to move the nuclear weapons out of these other countries back into russia was. be -- all this while dealing with everything we had to know in boss my ya. bosnia. and we had to do the right things in bosnia and do it in the right way. i can't say enough about t
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Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
taxes and regulations. so a lot of division in washington, a lot of back and forth. that's just part of life here. but certainly the insurance industry will benefit. >> doesn't fact the vast majority of white house get our health insurance appance from our employers, but other people are not affect -- for everybody else, go out and check it out yourself. don't listen to the narrative on either side. find out how it affects you and your family. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> the los angeles county coroner's office reports it will soon release the results of an autopsy on actor paul walker. in fact we could get it as early as today. paul walker died saturday when a porsche in which he was riding crashed into a tree in los angeles and burst into name investigators have said all along that speed was indeed a factor. medical examiners say paul walker runs body, along with the driver's body, are unidentifiable. they're reportedly waiting for paul walker's dental records to normally identify his remains. >> the engineer in this week's deadly commuter train crash in new york city is now
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Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
people keep more taxes and fund a program that isn't working and rife with fraud and -- >> $200 billion in vouchers -- >> what's wrong with re-examining it and -- >> take it out and see what happens. >> any time a republican offers some kind of option, it is demonizing as being greedy or pushing grandma off the cliff. it would be great if both sides analyzed what options were out there ee dwaqually. >> they did. that. they tried that with simpson/bowles. >> i don't know what that is. >> do you remember? >> no. >> could drone dlielivery, be o future. barbara walters, a saint, releases her list of 10 ten most fascinating people in the year. >> she is a saint. >> why do we care? that demate and more coming up on "the five." this is the quicksilver cash back card from capil one. it's not the "limit the cash i earnvery month" card. it's not the "i only earn decent rewards at the gas station" card. it's the no-games, no-signing up, everyday-rewarding, kung-fu-fighting, silver-lightning-in-a-bottle, bringing-home-the-bacon cash back card. this is the quicksilver card from capital one.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 9:00am EST
legalize it all. most would say legalize marijuana, tax and regulate it. stop criminalizing people for drug possession. make a commitment to treating it. for those determined to get their drugs. they'll get it from the black market. look at what the europeans have done, allowing heroin addicts getting heroin from clinics. that's not legalisation, it's a policy advancing public safety. >> if prohibition and punishment as the main punishments is breaking up, why is that happening now? >> there are many reasons. now we are seeing the public health outcomes of the failed policies, that's mostly in europe. we are seeing in latin america the violence that is increasing significantly over the last number of years. so i think on those continents there's increased unrest and disappointment with the counter policies as they stand. those are being articulated more clearly. there's a number of countries, switzerland and others, that have implemented sensible drug policies, and we have much to others. >> hasn't the international experience been buried in some places. in some places it works well, p
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
zone in the city where tax rates are low, and creativity is high. there's reasons to love pittsburgh, and then with that culture, and that rich thans' here, there's reasons to stay. it's the pittsburgh miracle. market forces weren't going to replace the steel industry. the city clawed back. >> i cannot recall pittsburgh ever saying that we want to be like some place else. two region has said what do we need to do to make ourselves better. that fits our needs. the history of industry and research, as well as business magnets loyal to their hometown, helped them become a leadner healthcare and technology. >> successful reinvention through building on what you have. >> what exactly is being celebrated? the economic indicators don't show success, so much as a lack of failure. pittsburgh rates 50 second of the u.s.' 100 largest cities. based on job growth, unemployment, gdp, and home prices. the narrative reveal as failure of imagination among local and national leaders. he says only a national plan for jobs and equitable growth will do. >> 2500 homeless children in this area, you have an
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> soccer salaries can't touch the pay of the big three. baseball's per team luxury tax kicks in at $178 million. the nfl is $123 million. probasketball $59 million - per team. the entire mls league payroll $89 million according to their office, which each team allowed to overpay a few star players. as the sport grows maintaining this will be a challenge. >> the reality is that money talks, and players are working towards their livelihoods. they have limited careers. they want to make as much money as possible. >> the players understand they need to work with the league to grow the sport in north america, and says next year when the contract is up, they'll negotiate hard for better pay if renews grow as expected. another comment, negotiating a better broadcasting deal, which is in the works. and making the onscreen product more attractive. >> tv ratings locally and nationally have not been good. >> if america warms to the game, keeping players happy and the fan base growing, it'll be major goals for the u.s. >> still to come on al jazeera america - going to the polls. venezuelans
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
don't care, we don't know. through higher premiums and taxes. at the time we are receiving care, we have this illusion that someone else is paying for t even if we try, do a diligent job of trying to understand what things cost, we get these incomprehensible. >> you have been out spoken on how it is the biggest driver of rising healthcareh health insurance premiums but the outrageous costs have been known for years. so why hasn't the outrage over this taken us anywhere? >> it's hard to understand. we used to -- we used to say that healthcare costs couldn't rise above 10% of gdp. people would be outraged. now, it's about 18% and seems like it's just going higher. i really think that the fundamental issue is that really, people have believed that someone else is paying for their healthcare raernling themselves. this is the great illusion of healthcare, that we are not paying for it. >> is that illusion going to get worse under alabamacare? the president is making a renewed push and stressing costs. say. >> the website is working for the vast majority of people. we need to make sure that fo
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
, probably emotionally taxing. seems okay. he will be fine. >> reporter: as merrill newman said earlier he plans to recover his strength and will share more details later, especially because he is realizing how much public interest there is in what happened to him. -- to him. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> on www.ktvu.com you will find the statement written by merrill newman. we posted it under hot topics. >>> emergency response will be the focus of a hearing in washington, d.c. on the asiana airlines crash. the accident resulted in three deaths. starting tomorrow investigators with the national transportation safety board plan to question experts and onces to the crash and its after market -- witnesses to the crash and its after math. the pilots will not testify. the ntsb questioned them after the crash. and ktvu's ken wayne will have live reports tomorrow and wednesday. plus follow him on twitter for updates throughout the hearing. >>> a not guilty plea from a man accused of killing another plan telling a playstation 4. ronnie collins is accused of shooting ikenna uwakah sunday. p
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
information, how much they're going to pay, tax credits they may be eligible for, but the insurance companies are not getting the correct information. here is white house spokesman jay carney. >> we have instituted a number of fixes to the so-called 834 forms, that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. and we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms have been made including significant ones made over the weekend. we expect the info to be vastly improved. we'll continue to work with issuers to make sure whatever remaining problems exist are addressed and fixed. >> and given all of those problems that still exist, still yet to be fixed the administration officials still say between now and comparing it to october 1st two months ago is night and day. >> mike viqueira at the white house, thank you. >>> young people are crucial if the affordable care program is to work by purchasing coverage younger people will help offset costs of older people who rely on healthcare services. 37% of those questioned say they're unfamiliar with the affordable care act.
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am PST
levels of poverty. you can't have the jobs that invest in health care, the tax breaks are given to the rich -- >> you have a lot less productive -- productive consumption, essentially, the money points back to the economy. >> you don't have demand because people don't have jobs or they're working at low wage work. so you don't have the demand that would spark business investment. >> and the president today i think was making this very practical case, which was interesting, he kept saying it is not ideological, this is actually the thing that is not working. i think that pragmatic argument has been a rising argument in the last few years. >> oh, no, there has been speculation on the right wing, the left wing, the data is out, it is correlated with sluggish growth. that some of the most equal societies in the world actually have the highest economic growth and the more emphasis on education. we taught the nation and world on one category. we created after the recession more low income jobs, more low wage jobs than any other country, an advanced capitalist country. 25% of our jobs are pai
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
$6 billion a year. and governments should dramatically increase the tax on tobacco. >> i think the first step is agree on the goal, making the commitment, having that commitment be widely shared, generating the political commitment above all within countries to commitment the necessary resources to the necessary health interventions. >> nevertheless do you think in the current economic environment, when you talk about $60 billion being injected into health care systems a year to reach these goals, a lot of people are going to be thinking how are cash-strapped countries going to find that money? >> what we show is that the total gain in gdp, the extra gdp, not the gdp they have now, the extra gdp they have per year represents a figure of close to $10 trillion per year. and what we're talking about is the allocation of not half of it, not a tenth of it. but well under 1% of it. two this global conversion agenda that saves 10 million lives. >>> to ask you about the risk of overburn denning health systems, of course it would be an incredible achievement, but i'm just wondering about th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
serious to the point of all the money that the city of detroit takes in to their tax receipts and revenue, $0.40 on the dollar has to go as far as dealing with the debt that detroit has accumulated. if they did nothing that proportion would go up to $0.65 on the dollar. that is money that could not be spent on garbage collection, firefighting, and police. it's eating up a huge portion of the money that detroit wants to spend to rebuild the city. >> how could--what we are seeing and have seen in detroit, ripple out elsewhere? >> it could have an effect because there are cities that are considering a bankruptcy type of format because they are also in the red. if detroit is able to do this by cutting back on pensions that workers were promised or taking it to the unions you might see some other cities follow suit and say it worked for motown. perhaps the city of chicago, we'll talk to somebody on our show on that city. a lot of people are watching this very closely as a way to cut back on pension obligations. some are heading to federal court. >> what else are you working on? >> we have a gr
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
poinsettia plants toxic or dangerous to your pets? when you get a rebate do you get charged tax on the original or discounted price? is it worth getting the l.e.d. lights? we have that answer at 5:00. >> all right. we want to know the answers. thanks, liz. barbara? >>> coming up, eating healthy doesn't just take self-control, it's pricier. we have the number on the cost of eating healthy. >>> parts of the country getting slammed by the inter storm system. creating treacherous conditions. we have a live report from arkansas. veronica, what does the weather look like in our area? >> for us, rain tonight. a winter type weekend with icy travel likely. how much ice and how will it impact your sunday drive and monday morning >>> a shocking police involved crash is just in. let's go to scott macfarlane at the live desk. >> this is powerful video. the person involved is not seriously hurt. san diego, a san diego sheriff squad making a left turn and slamming into that woman on a mobility scooter. the woman's bag knocked to the ground. fortunately, she's expected to be fine. witnesses tell our s
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Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
misunderstandings, but mainly it creates records for tax purposes. when an economy becomes this complex, it opens up more opportunities for the state to collect a percentage for itself. such complexity also increases the need t is the job of haaj abdelaziz sakkout. interpreter: if the brokers have a problem, they come to us. we all solve the problem. even if we fight first, we solve the problem. keach: mr. sakkout is employed by market officials. he occasionally serves as auctioneer if asked, but in the main, his job is to settle disputes. everyone in the fez tanning industry is dependent upon others. the man who dries the finished skins cannot function without those who remove the hair, or without any of the other specialists in the trade. with so many dependent upon forces outside their control, new institutions inevitably develop. in fez, every specialty within the tanning industry has its own guild or craft association. the guilds serve their members by setting standards, restricting membership and controlling prices whenever possible. but perhaps more importantly, guilds re
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
comprehensive jobs bill, of getting some kind of infrastructure, of getting tax reform which is what businesses say they'll need, he may have to use the next three years to make it work, and this may be what he's left with as his big legacy issue. >> but you write it's not just about the website. there are a lot of challenges ahead about will this thing float? >> the website is not fixed, either, particularly on the backhand. you have to deliver the information to the insurer and you're not getting accurate information to them. they don't know who is signing up. that's the big problem, young people not signing up right now in the numbers they have to to make this work long term, so you'll see problems with people not just losing their insurance policies but beginning to see what these narrow networks in these new policies. i can't keep my doctor, and by the way, maybe the price is not going up in 2014 by policy but by 2015, and that politics is going to roll out and hurt the democrats. >> going on the offensive as he did this week, it certainly plee pleases the base. is it enough to
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
recently that government said that we want to tax the remittances. and this is a huge revenue streak and so now i don't think that that is quite workable and i think it is extremely complex i don't think it is part of the anecdotal evidence that we can generalize that all workers are in a dire predicament. so having settled with this, i realize that we are trying to talk about an emotionally charged subject in which i cannot do justice to. but i do believe that it is important to keep in mind that there are people who make a lot of money and there are people who are exploited and passports are compensated and working in horrible conditions and then have to go back to those camps. at the same time, there are a lot of those who are much better off working as migrant workers in qatar, had they stayed. the question of if it is so bad, why do they keep coming back is an important question to address. >> yes, sir? >> i was wondering if you could talk about what is qatar hoping to achieve by hosting the world cup in 2024 and how do they think that they will achieve those goals? >> well, it is tryi
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